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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 4:42 am    Post subject: rm -r /var/tmp/portage Reply with quote

I'm looking to free up some space on my drive and was wondering what bad effects woulddd manifest themselves if I nuked the directory /var/tmp/portage.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-216265-highlight-tmpfs.html
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Removing the contents of /var/tmp/portage will not harm your system in anyway as far as I know.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As long as it's not done during an emerge, it's fine.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Portage & Programming. Please see the FAQ SA1: Running out of diskspace
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